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PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS
All productions were sung in English (unless otherwise stated)

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March 2016
The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan) - On Tour
November 2015
By George!  (George Gershwin) - On Tour
July 2015 The Magic Flute (W A Mozart) - Taunton 
May 2015Young Performers Gala Concert - Taunton 
March 2015Patience (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour 

November 2014

A Taste of Italy! - On Tour 

July 2014

Macbeth (Giuseppe Verdi) - Taunton 
March 2014HMS Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
November 2013Concert - In company with Verdi and Wagner - Taunton 
October 2013The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan-Williams)  -  Taunton
Co-production with the Taunton and Somerset Music, Drama and Dance Festival
 
July 2013Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss)  -  Taunton 
March 2013Iolanthe (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour 
December 2012Showcase Gala Concert - Taunton 
July 2012Eugene Onegin (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) - Taunton 
March 2012The Gondoliers (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
November 2011A Night at the Opera - Taunton
July 2011La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi) - Taunton
March 2011The Sorcerer (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
November 2010Dido and Aeneas (Henry Purcell)
Concert of excerpts from British Opera
Taunton
July 2010 Don Giovanni (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
June 2010L'Elisir d'Amore (Gaetano Donizetti) - Chipley Barn
March 2010Gala Night - Taunton
January 2010The Mikado (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
July 2009L'Elisir d'Amore (Gaetano Donizetti) - Taunton
January 2009The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
July 2008Cavalleria rusticana (Pietro Mascagni)
and Nabucco (Giuseppe Verdi (Concert version))
Taunton
January 2008Patience (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
July 2007The Medium (Gian Carlo Menotti) - Taunton
May 2007Orphée aux Enfers (Jacques Offenbach) - Taunton and Nether Stowey
March 2007Coronation Mass (Joseph Haydn) and Opera Choruses (Taunton)
May 2006Carmen (Georges Bizet) - Taunton
January 2006 HMS Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
July 2005Noye's Fludde (Benjamin Britten) - Taunton
May 2005Bitter Sweet (Noël Coward) - Taunton
February 2005Trial by Jury (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
July 2004The Yeomen of the Guard (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
March 2004Candide (Leonard Bernstein) - Taunton
July 2003La Bohème (Giacomo Puccini) - Taunton
March 2003The Gondoliers (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton and Minehead
November 2002Oliver! (Lionel Bart) - Taunton
July 2002Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Gioacchino Rossini) - Taunton
February 2002Iolanthe (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
December 2001Hänsel und Gretel (Englebert Humperdinck) - Taunton
July 2001Le Nozze di Figaro (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
March 2001The Mikado (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
June 2000Die Zauberflöte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
March 2000Toad of Toad Hall (A. A. Milne) - On Tour
Feb/Mar 2000The Beggar's Opera (John Gay) - Taunton and Minehead
November 1999Peter Grimes (Benjamine Britten) - Taunton
July 1999The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
June 1999Nabucco (Giuesppe Verdi) - Taunton
March 1999The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan - Taunton
Feb to May 1999Trial by Jury (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
November 1998Magnificat (Gabrielli, Bach, Schubert & Patterson) - Taunton
July 1998Kiss Me, Kate (Cole Porter) - Taunton
May 1998Near and Dear - Taunton
May to June 1998Patience (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton, Honiton, Wellington
Feb & Oct 1998La Cenerentola (Gioacchino Rossini) - Taunton and Minehead
November 1997Die Meistersinger von Nurembürg (Richard Wagner) - Taunton
Oct/Nov 1997Patience (Gilbert and Sullivan) - On Tour
July 1997A Midsummer Night's Dream (William Shakespeare) - Taunton
July 1997The King and I (Rodgers and Hammerstein) - Taunton
July 1997Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss) - Taunton
May 1997Don Giovanni (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
May 1997La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi) - Taunton
February 1997La Vie Parisienne (Jacques Offenbach) - Taunton
July 1996Oliver! (Lionel Bart) - Taunton
May 1996Carmen (Georges Bizet) - Taunton
February 1996HMS Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Axminster and Taunton
July 1995A Funny thing happened on the way to the Forum - Taunton
(Stephen Sondheim)
May 1995Merrie England (Edward German) - Taunton
February 1995Dido and Aeneas & Purcell Celebration - Taunton
(Henry Purcell)
February 1995Così fan tutte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
December 1994La Bohème (Giacomo Puccini) - Taunton
July 1994The Yeomen of the Guard (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
May 1994Aida (Giuseppe Verdi) - Taunton
February 1994Die lustige Witwe (Franz Lehár) - Taunton
Jan/Feb 1994The Creation (Joseph Haydn) - Taunton and Axminster
December 1993An Edwardian Christmas Card (Somerset Opera on Tour)
Lyme Regis
December 1993Sing we Nowell - Dunster Castle
November 1993Songs from the Shows (Somerset Opera on Tour) - Kilve
November 1993Trial by Jury (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
(Somerset Opera on Tour)
November 1993A Victorian Evening (Somerset Opera on Tour) - Corfe
November 1993Boiled Beef and Carrots & Edwardian Music Hall - Ilminster
(Somerset Opera on Tour)
July 1993 The Arcadians (Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot) - Taunton
May 1993 Le Nozze di Figaro (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
February 1993 The Gondoliers (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
November 1992 Carmen (Georges Bizet) - Taunton (Concert version)
July/Aug 1992 Cowardy Custard (Noël Coward) - Taunton
July 1992Tosca (Giacomo Puccini) - Taunton
May 1992Falstaff (Giuseppe Verdi) - Taunton
February 1992La belle Hélène (Jacques Offenbach) - Taunton
November 1991

Songs of Farewll/Appalachia/Sea Drift (Frederick Delius) - Taunton

July 1991Salad Days (Julian Slade) - Taunton
May 1991Die Zauberflöte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
February 1991Iolanthe (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
July 1990A Chorus of Disapproval (Alan Ayckbourne) - Taunton
February 1990You the Jury (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton
December 1989Israel in Egypt (George Frideric Handel) - Taunton
July 1989L'Elisir d'Amore (Gaetano Donizetti) - Taunton
May 1989Madama Butterfly (Giacomo Puccini) - Taunton
February 1989Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss II) - Taunton
November 1988The Bells (Sergey Rachmaninov) and
Belshazzar's Feast (William Walton)
Taunton
July 1988A Little Night Music (Stephen Sondheim) - Taunton
May 1988I Pagliacci (Ruggero Leoncavallo) and
Cavalleria Rusticana (Pietro Mascagni)
Taunton
February 1988The Mikado (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
November 1987The Pilgrim's Progress (Ralph Vaughan Williams (in Concert))
Taunton
May 1987Don Giovanni (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
November 1986Symphony No:8 (Gustav Mahler) - Taunton
November 1986Cowardy Custard (Noël Coward) - Taunton
July 1986A Midsummer Night's Dream (Benjamin Britten) - Taunton
July 1986HMS Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
May 1986Macbeth (Giuseppe Verdi) - Taunton
November 1985Messiah (George Frideric Handel) - Taunton
November 1985Gianni Schicchi (Giacomo Puccini) and
A Dinner Engagement (Lennox Berkeley)
Taunton
July 1985Kiss Me, Kate (Cole Porter) - Taunton
May 1985Carmen (Georges Bizet) - Taunton
February 1985 to
March 1985
Ruddiwillis (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton, Yeovil and Chard
February 1985James II Coronation Music - Taunton
December 1984The Dream of Gerontius (Edward Elgar) - Taunton
October 1984The Wandering Scholar (Gustav Holst) and
The Medium (Gian Carlo Menotti)
Taunton
August 1984Private Willis and friends - Taunton
July 1984 to
August 1984
The Yeomen of the Guard (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
July 1984Oliver! (Lionel Bart) - Taunton
April 1984Le Nozze di Figaro (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
February 1984Private Willis plays Patience (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton
December 1983War Requiem (Benjamin Britten) - Taunton
August 1983La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein (Jacques Offenbach) - Taunton
July 1983Private Willis "At Home" - Taunton
May 1983La Bohème (Giacomo Puccini) - Taunton
March 1983

Serenade to Music (Ralph Vaughan Williams) and
Les Gondoliers - Acte II (Gilbert and Sullivan)

Alençon, France

March 1983Symphony of Psalms (Igor Stravinsky) - Taunton
February 1983Private Willis up the Grand Canal (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton
December 1982King Arthur (Henry Purcell) - Taunton
November 1982Il Signor Bruschino (Gioacchino Rossini) and
Amahl and the Night Visitors (Gian Carlo Menotti)
Taunton
July 1982Lock up your daughters (Laurie Johnson) - Taunton
July 1982Private Willis' traditional music hall - Taunton
May 1982Albert Herring (Benjamin Britten) - Taunton
May 1982Fidelio (Ludwig van Beethoven) - Taunton
March 1982Concert of English Music - Taunton
March 1982HMS Willis (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton
December 1981Mass in D "Missa Solemnis" (Ludwig van Beethoven) and
Gloria (Reichel)
Taunton
November 1981The Consul (Gian Carlo Menotti) - Taunton
August 1981Salad Days (Julian Slade) - Taunton
August 1981Private Willis - his music hall - Taunton
May 1981Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss II) - Taunton
May 1981La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi) - Taunton
March 1981Concert of choral music
(Buxtehude, Stravinsky, Tallis and Bernstein)
Taunton
March 1981Private Willis meets the Emperor of Japan (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton
February 1981Orchestral and Choral Concert (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
December 1980Concert for Christmas - Taunton
October 1980Te Deum and other vocal and instrumental music (Giuseppe Verdi)
Taunton
July 1980 to
August 1980
Così fan tutte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
July 1980 to
August 1980
Orphée aux Enfers (Jacques Offenbach) - Taunton
July 1980The Gondoliers (Gilbert and Sullivan) - Taunton
June 1980Afghan Campaigns: Pte Willis up the Khyber
(Robin Bush and Brian Cresswell)
Taunton
May 1980The Bartered Bride (Bedrich Smetana) - Taunton
March 1980Spring Symphony (Benjamin Britten) and
Dixit Dominus (George Frideric Handel)
Taunton
February 1980

I Pirati Di Penzanti (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton

December 1979Boris Godunov (Modest Musorgsky (Concert)) - Taunton
December 1979Dr Miracle (Georges Bizet),
The Telephone (Gian Carlo Menotti) and
Cox and Box (Burnand and Sullivan)
Taunton and Wellington
October 1979Nabucco Act I (Giuseppe Verdi (Comcert matinee)) - Taunton
July 1979La vie parisienne (Jacques Offenbach) - Taunton
July 1979Wooing - Taunton
July 1979Don Pasquale (Gaetano Donizetti) - Taunton
July 1979Alfred (Thomas Arne) - Taunton
May 1979Die Zauberflöte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton
April 1979St John Passion (Johann Sebastien Bach) - Taunton
February 1979Private Willis Requests the Pleasure (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton
December 1978Carol Concert - Taunton
December 1978Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Otto Nicolai (Workshop))
Taunton, Dillington and Bridgwater
December 1978Summer's Last Will and Testament (Constant Lambert) and
Sancta Civitas (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Taunton
July 1978La belle Hélène (Jacques Offenbach) and
Beside the Sea (Brian Cresswell)
Taunton
July 1978Noye's Fludde (Benjamin Britten) - Taunton
July 1978Façade (William Walton) and
Der Schauspieldirektor (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Taunton
May 1978You the Jury (Arthur Sullivan) - Taunton
April 1978Mass of Life (Frederick Delius) - Taunton
December 1977 to
January 1978
Hijack over Hygenia (David Wood) and
All the King's Men (Richard Rodney Bennett)
(Children's group)
Taunton
December 1977 Ceremony of Carols and
St Nicholas (Benjamin Britten)
Bishops Lydeard and Taunton
December 1977La Cenerentola (Gioacchino Rossini)
Taunton, Shepton Mallet and Bridgwater
November 1977Saul (George Frideric Handel) - Taunton
July 1977Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss II) - Taunton and Falmouth
July 1977The Little Sweep (Benjamin Britten)
Albert's Greenhouse (Brian Cresswell)
Taunton
April 1977

The Birds of Rhiannon (Firth) and
Orfeo ed Euridice (Christopher Willibald Gluck)
Taunton

April 1977St Matthew Passion (Johann Sebastien Bach) - Taunton
April 1977County Orchestra Concert - Taunton
December 1976Sequence for Christmas - Glastonbury
December 1976Hänsel und Gretel (Englebert Humperdinck)
Taunton, Bridgwater and Wellington
November 1976La famnation de Faust (Hector Berlioz) - Taunton
July 1976Le Nozze di Figaro (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Taunton and Exeter
June 1976The Beggar's Opera (John Gay) - Bridgwater, Redcot and Wellington
May 1976Renaissance Music - Bridgwater and Taunton
March 1976The Pilgrim's Progress (Ralph Vaughan Williams (Concert)) - Taunton
December 1975Christmas Music - Kingston St Mary
December 1975Amahl and the Night Visitors and
Amelia al Ballo
(Gian Carlo Menotti)
Taunton and Wellington
October 1975Cavalleria rusticana (Pietro Mascagni)
Trial by Jury (Gilbert and Sullivan)
Bridgwater and Taunton
July 1975

Dido and Aeneas (Henry Purcell)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Act III (Benjamin Britten)
Taunton

February 1975Cherevichki (Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Concert)) - Taunton


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